May 12, 2020

The Mighty Macs: The Story Behind the Film

“College basketball was a men’s club, ” emphasizes Cathy Rush, the Hall of Fame coach who led Immaculata to that seemingly impossible 1972 national title. “Look, games were played on Monday afternoons at three o’clock. Nobody but the parents and a few friends even came. Nobody cared about women’s basketball. It was just our little thing. “

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The Many Lives of Chris Padgett

Chris Padgett cannot keep still. In the hour we’ve spent together, Padgett, though seated, has burned more calories than most runners can manage in a 5K.

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Statue of Saint Leopold Mandic

Saint Leopold Mandic

Saint Leopold Mandic, a Capuchin Franciscan, was well known as a good confessor and spiritual director. His one aim in life was to work for the reunification of the Orthodox church with Rome: a goal he prayed for but was unable to achieve due in part to poor health.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Christmas

Answers to some often asked questions about the Christmas season.

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Purgatory and Praying for the Dead

A Christian friend says that the Bible contains no references to purgatory. What is the basis for the  Church’s teaching about this? Why do Catholics pray for the dead?

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